February 2, 2017
Presbyterian Historical Society column
February 2, 2017
- After helping Syrian refugees come to the U.S. last year, the Trump Administration’s travel ban upended a group of New York churches and synagogue’s mission to help the Khoja family resettle, including that of Rutgers Presbyterian Church. Take... Read More
- The child development charity Compassion UK is looking for participants to take on one the toughest fitness and endurance tests for 2017.
February 1, 2017
- Methodist e-Academy partnership with GlobeTheoLibrary makes Methodist and Wesleyan resources available to scholars around the world.
One year ago in January, the Rev. Cynthia Meyer preached a sermon in which she came out to her Kansas congregation with the hope that her denomination, the United Methodist Church, would change its position and welcome LGBT people. Placed on a leave of absence as a result, Meyer now finds herself experiencing the hospitality of the United Church of Christ — welcomed here for who she is.
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry and the registrar of General Convention, the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, have notified the Diocese of Spokane that Bishop-Elect Gretchen M. Rehberg has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent process.
The Rev. Canon Gretchen M. Rehberg was elected bishop on October 15. Her ordination and consecration service is slated for March 18; Curry will officiate...
The National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA expresses its shock and sadness at the killings that took place in the Islamic Cultural Center of Quebec on the evening of January 29th. We offer condolences to the Muslim community in Quebec and take this moment to reaffirm our commitment to fight anti-Muslim sentiment. We pray that God will give comfort to all who have suffered in the attack.
It is heartening to know that Canadians of all faiths and backgrounds...
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry and the registrar of General Convention, the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, have notified the Diocese of Indianapolis that Bishop-Elect Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent process.
The Rev. Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows was elected...